Sunday, 01 July 2018

Orpington Art Club

10:00 - 16:00

Can you spot the next great master?  We are always amazed at the talent on display from this group.

Wednesday, 04 July 2018

Course: Weather Forecasting without Technology (3 week course)

10:30 - 11:30

David King is a nationally renowned weather forecaster having appeared several times on ITV's 'This Morning', and various BBC radio and TV slots.  David uses the traditional methods employed by our forebears and claims a very high degree of accuracy using these methods.

In a series of talks David reveals his mthods to give an insight as to how you too can practice these arts.

Wednesday 4th July 2018:  Weather Forecasting without Technology

Wednesday 11th July 2018: Plants and Weather Dates

Wednesday 18th July 2018:  Audience participation discussion

Cost: £25 each or £55 for all 3 (includes 10% Family Card discount)

To book call 01959 532269 or visit

Saturday, 07 July 2018

Primrose Proms

19:00 - 22:00

We are delighted to be hosting 'The Primrose Proms' in our very own Arthurs garden.  We'd love you to join us for this fantastic charity event organised by The Primrose Centre - an independent charity that provide support and therapies to Breast Cancer sufferers.

The evenign is an opportunity to enjoy a two-course meal (provided by Marks & Spencer), listen to music and enjoy the beauty of the garden, whilst at the same time raising funds for the Primrose Centre.  

Tickets £35 each

To book please contact Mary Spinks at The Primrose Centre direct on 01689 880 218/

Friday, 13 July 2018

Cambridge Botanic Gardens

09:30 - 17:30

Eventbrite - Scotland Holiday Including Geoff Hamilton's, Barnsdale, Alnwick & Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia (5 days)

Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Date: Friday 13th July 2018

Price: £69 per person (includes 10% Family Card Discount)

Departs Coolings: 9.30am

Estimated Return: 5.30pm

Includes coach, entry but not lunch or refreshments.

Escorted Tour


Since its opening in 1846, Cambridge University Botanic Garden has been an inspiration for gardeners, an exciting introduction to the natural world for families and a refreshing oasis for all our visitors.

With over 40 acres to explore I’m sure we’ll all be grateful for the café and the mainly level terrain!

This heritage-listed Garden has been designed for both year-round interest and seasonal inspiration so, we should find plants to intrigue and stimulate us however the summer season turns out.



You will receive an email from Eventbrite our online booking system provider. This email will contain your ticket/s . Please make sure you print these tickets along with the accompanying email. You will be required to present these to a member of the Coolings team before attending the event / excursion.


Additional Information:

This trip will depart at 9:30am from Coolings Garden Centre, we suggest you arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for parking. Within our car park there will be a designated area for you to park. Please follow the signage on the day.

The trip will return at approximately 5:30pm, but please be aware this time is approximate and can be subject to change dependant on traffic and circumstances beyond our control.

Coolings always use the finest quality coaches and all but the very smallest vehicles are fitted with toilets and we also aim to stop roughly every 90 minutes to stretch your legs and refresh ourselves.

A member of the Coolings team will be present throughout your excursion to assist you and be on hand should you have any questions or concerns.


Saturday, 14 July 2018

Chislehurst Artists

10:00 - 16:00

Another group of local artists with an abundance of talent.  On display all weekend. Make sure you have a wander and admire the talent.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Chislehurst Artists

10:00 - 16:00

Another group of local artists with an abundance of talent.  On display all weekend. Make sure you have a wander and admire the talent.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Food & Produce Market (Keep it Local Events)

09:00 - 13:00

Organised by the Keep it Local team who created the popular craft fairs at Coolings, there will be all your regular favourite stalls as well as some additional producers selling fresh, locally sourced or made foods. Tip top fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find here.

Free to attend.

Extra Information: Organised by the Keep it Local team. The market runs from 9am to 1pm every fourth Saturday of the month. Except for December (runs 30th Nov, 1st & 2nd December).

Monday, 30 July 2018

Coolings Summer Flower Exhibition - THE BIG SELL OFF!

09:00 - 17:00

Your chance to buy some fo the wonderful homegrown plants on show in this year's exhibition.  Get here early!  It's a popular day and stock never lasts long!